Drug Consumption Decriminalized In Argentina

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A federal court in Argentina has decriminalized the consumption of marihuana. According to the article, the issue still has to be taken to the Argentinean Supreme Court. Still, this sets an important precedent. Indeed, the Minister of Justice and Security has recently called the war on drug consumers an “absolute failure.”

The federal court has ruled in favor of two people who had been detained for possessing marihuana and ecstasy.

6:48 pm on April 23, 2008
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